|Fort King was a typical U.S. Army frontier fort and a noteworthy symbol of the longest and costliest war America had with its native people – the Seminole War. |
Fort King is a narrative that speaks of a complicated history as relates to the occupation of the State of Florida and beyond. It is the story of a young country struggling to thrive and of native inhabitants trying to survive.
At the Fort King National Historic Landmark, history comes to life through our events and programs, heritage garden, and more. We invite you to come to explore the Fort, walk the trail, and dive into Ocala’s history!